Refer a Patient

Referrals and consultations

Call 877-UCI-DOCS (877-824-3627) and our referral center specialists will be happy to help you with your authorization request for a new patient consultation.

If you want to refer a patient, send your request to the following fax numbers: 

Fax numbers

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center 

Fax: 855-211-3729

Chao Family Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center

  • Fax: 714-456-5346 (diagnostic/hepatology services)
  • Fax: 714-456-8009 (interventional endoscopy)
  • Fax: 714-456-8009 (general GI, colorectal and bariatric surgery)
  • Fax: 714-456-5079 (hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery)
  • High Desert fax: 760-269-3038 (interventional endoscopy, hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery, general GI, colorectal and bariatric surgery)

Ear, Nose and Throat

Fax: 855-854-5414

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

Fax: 855-376-5057


Fax: 855-519-4485


Fax: 877-829-7891

Women's Health/Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Fax: 877-853-4613

Other Specialties

Fax: 855-209-8413

Our promise

  • Ensure ease of patient navigation
  • Transition back to primary care/specialist in the community
  • Closely collaborate with community physicians and offer 24/7 availability to patients and family

Transfer a Patient

To transfer a patient to UC Irvine Medical Center, contact the Patient Transfer Center.